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Thomas Moyane appointed S.Africa's new taxman

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Moyane has been appointed as commissioner of the South African Revenue Service. PHOTO: Transform SA

Moyane, who was appointed by President Jacob Zuma, recently served as the advisor on turnaround and security strategies at the State Information Technology Agency (SITA).

“The President has wished Moyane well in his new responsibility of steering SARS to the future,” the presidency said.

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He also worked as a senior executive in various government and private sector entities, which includes serving as national commissioner at the Department of Correctional Services.

“I thank the President and the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene for the confidence they have bestowed upon me. I look forward to working with the successful team at SARS to assist to take forward all priority development programmes and policies,” Moyane added.